The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, has said the Justice Ministry has invested in its mandate to improve governance for effective service delivery, through collaborative efforts with relevant stakeholders in the justice sector.


The AGF, who presented the scorecard of Ministry as part of activities to mark the first year of Tinubu’s administration, said within the period, the Ministry vetted/reviewed 485 Contracts and PPP Projects to ensure value for money, eliminate corruption and ensure adequate protection of FGN investments.


According to him, the Asset Sharing Agreement between Nigeria and the Bailiwick of Jersey was signed in February, 2024 for the return of £2,125,944 proceeds of corruption, which was approved by the President to be utilized for continuation of works on the Abuja-Kano Road project.


He added that the Ministry on behalf of Nigeria on April 25, 2024 concluded negotiation of a Settlement Agreement with Glencore International A.G. wherein Glencore is expected to pay the sum of $50 million as penalty and compensation for certain activities in Nigeria.


AGF however assured that the ministry under his watch will continue to prioritize the growth and development of Nigeria in all spheres.

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